Food packaging; PFAS chemicals, penalty. (HB1712)

Introduced By

Del. Sally Hudson (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Food packaging; PFAS chemicals; penalty. Prohibits the sale, offer for sale, or distribution for sale or use of any food packaging containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS chemicals), defined in the bill as a class of fluorinated organic chemicals containing at least one fully fluorinated carbon atom. The penalty for violating the prohibition is a Class 2 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/17/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105001D
01/17/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/22/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
01/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1712)
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/05/2020Continued to 2021 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
12/04/2020Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources